Promoting Social and Emotional Well-Being of ESL Students through Engaging and Inclusive Environment
Keywords:social and emotional well-being, instructional strategies, inclusivity, engaging learning environment, language teaching
This paper aims to describe and highlight different ways and strategies on how language teachers can provide positive learning environment that may promote well-being of students or learners. In the current health and global crisis, more and more students feel stressed and anxious about what is happening around. This dominant emotion impedes their desire to continue learning because their concentration is affected hugely and widely. To achieve the primary goal of this study, the researcher employed qualitative method in the form of phenomenology. Through interview and conversation analysis, this paper pointed out various and helpful tips and insights from the findings. At the end, these tips are recommended to language teachers for inclusion and infusion in their online and offsite classes that can promote social and emotional well-being during times of disruption.
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